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Disney Mickey’s Christmas Carol 30th Anniversary Edition #giftguide

This Post is Part of the Holiday Gift Guide 2013 Disney Mickey’s Christmas Carol 30th Anniversary Edition is on Blu-Ray and DVD this holiday season. A Christmas Carol What better way to introduce your children to the story of A Christmas Carol than with Mickey’s version. Surely you must know the story of A Christmas… Read More »

Holiday Photo Card Collection from Minted

Minted has a great Holiday Photo Collection you can choose from to create holiday photo cards directly from the computer. You are supporting independent designers when you shop at Minted. Julep Blog for DIYers and Crafters Since you saved time on your cards, you can spend more time making homemade decor and crafts using ideas… Read More »

25 Days of Christmas Countdown from Simply Fun Families

Are you looking for Christmas countdown ideas? When I was a child we made a paper chain of activities such as reading books, singing carols and watching Christmas specials. With my kids last year we made a paper chain of Christmas books and read a different book each year. This year we get to try… Read More »

Happy Hanukkah Activity Pak from Jewish Holidays in a Box (GIVEAWAY) #giftguide

This Post is Part of the Holiday Gift Guide 2013 If you are looking for something for your children to do this Hanukkah, the Happy Hanukkah Art & Activity Pak is a good place to start. It’s one of the many products available from Jewish Holidays in a Box, a company started by Ellen. She… Read More »

Upload a Picture of Your Thanksgiving Dinner TODAY to Instagram to Benefit Families In Need #GiveAPlate #PGmom

If you are having your Thanksgiving meal TONIGHT (Sunday, October 13, 2013), take a picture before you eat following the directions below and upload it to Instagram asking Cascade to “Clean My Plate!” Make sure to include @GiveAPlate with the hashtag #GiveAPlate. For every plate shared, Cascade will be donating $5 to Food Banks to… Read More »

Rise of the Guardians on Blu-Ray and DVD

Rise of the Guardians On March 14, one day before Rise of the Guardians came out on Blu-Ray and DVD, my children and I had a Rise of the Guardians viewing party. We were sent the movie plus some fun items to make our viewing party special. Unveiling the Viewing Party Kit My kids were… Read More »

Madly Madagascar For Valentine’s Day

Just in time for Valentine’s Day, your favourite Madagascar characters have gotten together for a special Valentine’s Day special, Madly Madagascar. “Your favorite Madagascar pals are back in an all-new adventure! Alex’s favorite holiday, Valentine’s Day, brings hilarious surprises and excitement for the entire gang. Melman plans a big surprise for Gloria, Marty tries to… Read More »

Christmas Movies for the Family to Enjoy

I just can’t get enough of watching Christmas movies this time of the year. I love having a large selection, even if I don’t get around to watching all of them, I can choose what fits my mood. Not everyone likes every Christmas movies but that’s okay because there are so many to choose from!… Read More »

How To Make a Picture Book Christmas Advent Chain

When I was a kid we cut out strips of red and green construction paper and wrote things to do in December on them (like read a book, watch a Christmas movie, go for a walk, sing carols etc.) and then linked them together into a chain. Each day we took one off and did… Read More »

Kirby Puckernut and the Christmas Surprise by Alicia Richardson

I love reading holiday books with my children as the holidays draw nearer. As a multi-faith household, we read books on Christmas and Hanukkah and I’m always looking for new ones. Kirby Puckernut and the Christmas Surprise is about an elf  who is part of a trial run to bring elves into homes with children… Read More »